CFE DRAMATIC CONVENTIONS

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Dramatic Convention Terms for use in S1-S3, in folios at National 4 & National 5, and for the final written exam i National 5.

SLOW MOTION

MOVEMENT PERFORMED AT SLOWED DOWN SPEED

TABLEAU

A STAGE PICTURE HELD WITHOUT MOVEMENT

SOLILOQUY

A SINGLE LENGTHY SPEECH, MADE WHEN NO OTHER CHARACTERS ARE ON STAGE

FREEZE FRAME

THE ACTION IS FROZEN IN TIME

FROZEN PICTURE

A STAGE PICTURE HELD WITHOUT MOVEMENT

MONOLOGUE

A CHARACTER SPEAKS THEIR THOUGHTS ALOUD

FLASHBACK

ACTING OUT AN EVENT FROM THE PAST

FLASHFORWARD

ACTING OUT AN EVENT IN THE FUTURE

NARRATION

PART(S) OF THE DRAMA ARE TOLD AS A STORY BY A NARRATOR

VOICE OVER

RECORDED SPEECH PLAYED DURING A DRAMA

ASIDE

A REMARK MADE TO THE AUDIENCE ONLY

MIME

STYLISED FORM OF MOVEMENT WHICH CREATES AN ILLUSION OF REALITY

MOVEMENT

USE OF BODY AS A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION

CONVENTIONS

ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF PRESENTING PARTS OF A DRAMA

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